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Should I remove FileZilla Client?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,330
United States Rank #10,642
Reach 0.0345%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 42.52 days
1254.33 days >
Average installed length: 659.06 days


3.5.2 100.00%

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FileZilla Client 3.5.2

What is FileZilla Client?

FileZilla is free and cross-platform FTP software, consisting of FileZilla Client and FileZilla Server. FileZilla Server supports FTP and FTPS (FTP over SSL/TLS).

About  (from FileZilla Project)

FileZilla Client is a fast and reliable cross-platform FTP, FTPS and SFTP client with lots of useful features and an intuitive graphical user interface.


A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is filezilla.exe. The software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 16.3 MB (17,087,868 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: filezilla-project.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\FileZilla FTP Client
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\FileZilla FTP Client\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 16.3 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by FileZilla Client 3.5.2

Program executable:filezilla.exe
FileZilla FTP Client
Path:C:\Program Files\filezilla ftp client\filezilla.exe
Additional files:
  • fzputtygen.exe - FileZilla (SFTP module for FileZilla based on PuTTY's psftp component)
  • fzsftp.exe
  • uninstall.exe - FileZilla FTP Client
  • fzshellext.dll - fzshellext Dynamic Link Library
  • fzshellext_64.dll
  • mingwm10.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • filezilla.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{24043443-BC5A-4109-BC25-A917008F7742}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • filezilla.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\FileZilla FTP Client\filezilla.exe'.

How do I remove FileZilla Client?

You can uninstall FileZilla Client from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program FileZilla Client 3.5.2, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove FileZilla Client.

Win 7 (SP1) 73%
Win Server 2003 0%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 78.79%
Windows XP 10.01%
Windows 10 5.60%
Windows Vista 5.45%
Windows Server 2003 0.15%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.71%
Windows 7 Professional 19.65%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.76%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.04%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.14%
Windows 7 Enterprise 3.84%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.60% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.60%
  France 10.34%
  Germany 6.85%
  Italy 3.74%
  United Kingdom 3.24%
  Canada 3.11%
  Netherlands 2.62%
  Belgium 2.37%
  Taiwan 2.24%
  Spain 1.87%
  Australia 1.49%
  Sweden 1.25%
  India 1.12%
  Iran 0.87%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 29.92%
Hewlett-Packard 22.51%
Acer 13.81%
ASUS 6.39%
Intel 4.09%
Toshiba 2.81%
Lenovo 2.56%
Samsung 1.53%
Medion 1.53%
American Megatrends 1.02%
Sahara 1.02%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.47%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.48%
Dell XPS 8300 2.49%
HP Elite 7300 Series MT 2.49%
HP Z400 Workstation 2.49%
Dell Inspiron 620 1.99%

About FileZilla Project

FileZilla is free FTP application, consisting of FileZilla Client and FileZilla Server.
Publisher URL: filezilla-project.org


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